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October 2016 News

All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…

Mon 31 October 2016

'Drunk' Ricky Gervais collects Bafta award | Watch his speech in Los Angeles

'Drunk' Ricky Gervais collects Bafta award

Watch his speech in Los Angeles

31/10/2016 … Ricky Gervais feigned being drunk as he picked up a Bafta award in Los Angeles this weekend.

Only Fools... is the most-watched TV show ever | Comedies dominate chart

Only Fools... is the most-watched TV show ever

Comedies dominate chart

31/10/2016 … An episode of Only Fools And Horses is the single most-watched programme in the history of British TV.

Is South Africa about to outlaw satire? | Comedians' fears over planned new Bill

Is South Africa about to outlaw satire?

Comedians' fears over planned new Bill

31/10/2016 … Comedians fear a planned new law could lead to hefty prison sentences simply for making a joke.

Daniel Kitson misses his own radio show | Captain Bang Bang locked out of his Magic Castle

Daniel Kitson misses his own radio show

Captain Bang Bang locked out of his Magic Castle

31/10/2016 … Daniel Kitson missed his own radio show last night - because he couldn't get into the studio.

Christmas special for Inside No 9 | A tight 5: October 31

Christmas special for Inside No 9

A tight 5: October 31

31/10/2016 … INSIDE No 9 is to get a Christmas special.

Sun 30 October 2016

The thinking woman's sitcom | The comedy week ahead...

The thinking woman's sitcom

The comedy week ahead...

30/10/2016 … The comedy week ahead.

Sat 29 October 2016

Peter Kay, before Phoenix Nights | The comedy week ahead

Peter Kay, before Phoenix Nights

The comedy week ahead

29/10/2016 … This week's best comedy shows on demand.

Fri 28 October 2016

Danny Baker announces first stand-up tour | Cradle To The Stage hits the road in 2017

Danny Baker announces first stand-up tour

Cradle To The Stage hits the road in 2017

28/10/2016 … Broadcaster Danny Baker has announced his first ever stand-up tour.

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